Welcome to the Center for European Renewal.

The Center for European Renewal (CER) is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan, educational and cultural organisation dedicated to promoting and protecting the Western ideal of a civilised, humane, and free society.  We wish to renew the spirit of Europe.

On this website you can learn more about the CER's mission, the principles that guide us, the network of European partners who work with us, upcoming and recent events, and how to support our ongoing work. Our next event is:

The Tenth Annual Vanenburg meeting

to be held on July 3-5

in Dubrovnik, Croatia

where we shall discuss the theme


featuring keynote speaker

Rémi Brague


To find out how to attend, or for additional information about our activities and how to support our work, please write to:  vanenburg.society@gmail.com.

Recent News

Winter 2015 edition of The European Conservative now available.

Issue 11 of The European Conservative magazine is now available. This new 60-page edition includes:

  • A look at growing tensions in France in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings;
  • An analysis of the 2014 Swedish elections;
  • A report on the cowardice of Sweden’s Uppsala University when dealing with pro-life leaders;
  • German sociologist Gabriele Kuby on the global gender revolution;
  • Swedish scholar Carl Johan Ljungberg on equality and freedom of speech;
  • John O’Sullivan reviews The Conservatives by Robin Harris;
  • Interviews with Daniel Hannan, Barbara Kolm, Roger Scruton, and Jan Rokita; and
  • Tributes to Italian writer Eugenio Corti and British theologian Stratford Caldecott.

  • Clicking here -- or on the image of the cover at the top of the blue column to the right -- will take you to the magazine's site where you can download a free, full-colour PDF file (3.7 MB) of the current issue as well as all back issues.

    As usual, a limited number of hard copies of the magazine are being produced. These will be available exclusively at the 10th Vanenburg Meeting. You may also purchase a copy of the current issue, as well as selected back issues, by sending a request to editor@europeanconservative.com. You may also use this email address to find out how to contribute articles, essays, and book reviews.

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